| May 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Deadly industrial accidents in the developing world are tragically common, but the recent collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh that took the lives of more than 500 workers has captured the American public's attention, and no wonder. Knowingly or...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Kurt Schertle paid his tuition at Towson University by working full-time at the Shoppers grocery store on Goucher Boulevard.
The job launched a career and last week Schertle returned as executive vice president of sales and marketing at Weis Markets...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Walmart is not the only business itching to get into the corner of Plumtree Road and Route 924 south of Bel Air. MedStar Health announced Monday plans to build a 100,000-square-foot healthcare facility on a parcel behind Walgreens and Sonic, at the east...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Let's be honest about this: Those of us who believe there are too many guns — and too many military-style guns that should not even be manufactured for, much less sold to, the civilian market — have taken a walk on gun regulation. We...
| Feb 24, 2013
Customers at Towson Hot Bagels usually pay with credit, not cash, when buying a bagel or a bottle of water, triggering fees the merchant must pay to process each transaction.
Now, the shop's owner and retailers across the country may recoup "swipe"...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 12:27 PM
MedStar Health's plan to build a $30 million medical facility on the outskirts of Bel Air, at Emmorton and Plumtree roads, cleared nearly every aspect of a Harford County Development Advisory Committee review Wednesday morning.
The one exception was...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Some members of the Rev. David Carl Olson's congregation are homeless. A few work minimum-wage jobs, he said, but they still cannot afford to leave shelters.
His faith calls him to live in a world with "profoundly more justice," said Olson, who...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 7:46 AM
After several postponements since last year, attorneys for a developer seeking to build a 198-unit apartment complex at the southwest corner of Plumtree Road and Route 24 and the residents of the community adjacent to the proposed building site who are...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 4:59 PM
I thought Ticketmaster was the most hated company in America, but it turns out to have had some competition for that title in recent years. It lost last year to AT&T, Bank of America, Walmart and Electronic Arts, the maker of digital games.
| Feb 8, 2013
| 5:11 AM
Harford County is one step closer to requiring defibrillators in all swimming pools, after the County Council introduced a bill requiring them Tuesday night.
The bill requires that CPR rescue masks, automatic external defibrillators and first-aid kits...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 5:00 PM
A half-empty former shopping mall in Eldersburg will be remade as a Walmart-anchored plaza under plans announced Monday by owner Black Oak Associates.
In a move long awaited by many in the community, the Owings Mills-based developer will spend $50...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Bel Air South residents – who have spent months working to stop Walmart's effort to close its store at Constant Friendship Boulevard and build a new one at Route 24 and Plumtree Road – were shocked at the Harford County Council's decision...